Diluted Christianity

Diluted Christianity

“There is no new thing under the sun.” Ecclesiastes 1:9 “And also all that generation were gathered unto their fathers: and there arose another generation after them, which knew not the Lord, nor yet the works that he had done for Israel. And the children of Israel...
Gender, Culture and Scripture

Gender, Culture and Scripture

It’s time to preach the truth in love.   The Harsh Reality Here is the harsh reality — members of the Lord’s church of Christ are confused. It is no longer uncommon to see the wife functioning as the head of the household. And increasingly more debated is the role of...
No Young People at Church?

No Young People at Church?

“It’s sad because they have no young people at that congregation.” How many times have you heard or made that comment? It’s understandable. When you see a church or you are in a church of mostly older people, you fear for its future. In some cases the older members...
The Statistical Craze

The Statistical Craze

Almost every time I feel a strong urge to write on an issue that really needs to be talked about,I later find that someone else said it before any of us were born. Recently I had been thinking about our obsession with statistics when I found this article. This is a...
Keeping Our Sense About Senseless Shootings

Keeping Our Sense About Senseless Shootings

Church shootings are always tragic but they are not new. One case occurred in Dallas, Texas in 1899. William Lipscomb, Jr., the nephew of David Lipscomb, was the principal of Central High School. A man named John Carlisle was the head janitor of the school. The school...